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Tancock, Rev. Osborne Williamlocked

Born Truro, Cornwall, 25 June 1839; e surv. s of Rev. Osborne John Tancock, MA, DCL; m 1st, 1865, Elizabeth Clara Kendall Channer (d 1867); 2nd, 1874, Isabella Poyntz Wright (d 1909); five s two d; died 26 March 1930

Rector of Little Waltham, Essex, 1890–1925


Truro Grammar School; privately; Exeter Coll., Oxford. 2nd class Classics Mods; 2nd clas Lit. Hum.; BA 1862; MA 1864


Captain, OUV Rifles, 1862; President, Oxford Union Soc., 1862. Assist Master, Sherborne, 1862–80; Headmaster King Edward VI School, Norwich, 1880–90; Hon. Canon of St Albans, 1906–14; of Chelmsford, 1914; Member of Essex County Educational Authority, 1902–24


Wiclif, a Lecture; English Grammar; Marlowe’s Edward II; Epoch of English History


Cricket in other days, lawn tennis, chess, natural history, zoology


The Cedars, Springfield, Essex